On this day of celebration of the lunar new year, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, the founder and spiritual director of Nalandabodhi International, shares good wishes for all. Rinpoche encourages making practical aspirations based on kindness and gentleness towards ourselves and others during this Year of the Earth Pig. What a wonderful way to begin!
What makes meditation a paramita? Paramita: To cross over to the other shore; also translated as “perfection.” What sort of perfect meditation could provide a boat for the journey to nirvana?